Tag: motivation

Metacognition and self-regulation- what is the difference and why should we care?

14 November 2017

Metacognition and self-regulation seem to have become interchangeable – synonyms for those unsure about the exact nature of each term, or just eager to use the latest education buzz word. […]

Author: Julie Watson, Huntington Research-lead: Memory and metacognition
Posted on: 14 November 2017
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Financial Incentives and Uncomfortable Truths

5 November 2016

As a father of two young children, I have learned a great deal about the motivation of youngsters to supplement my understanding as a classroom teacher. Trying to cultivate a habitual love of reading, writing, guitar practice – whilst fending off the lure of inane children’s television in the process – is damn hard going. […]

Posted on: 5 November 2016
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When Project Based Learning Goes Wrong

4 November 2016

Project Based Learning, or PBL for short, has the power to inspire very passionate opinions in education. For some, it heralds the future of education, freed from an outmoded ‘factory model’ of learning; whereas for others, it is a bright and shiny catastrophe waiting to happen. For those uninitiated, PBL is founded upon some key […]

Posted on: 4 November 2016
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